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Dorset is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast. The ceremonial county comprises the non-metropolitan county, which is governed by Dorset County Council, and the unitary authority areas of Poole and Bournemouth. Covering an area of 2,653 square kilometres (1,024 sq mi), Dorset borders Devon to the west, Somerset to the north-west, Wiltshire to the north-east, and Hampshire to the east. The county town is Dorchester which is in the south. After the reorganisation of local government in 1974 the county's border was extended eastward to incorporate the Hampshire towns of Bournemouth and Christchurch. Around half of the population lives in the South East Dorset conurbation, while the rest of the county is largely rural with a low population density.

Colleges & Training Providers Working In Dorset

Employers Looking To Fill Vacancies In Dorset

A.K.S. (YEOVIL) LIMITED Ace Automotive Southern Ltd All Bar One - Bath Andrews and Palmer Anytech Solutions ASK Italian Aspire Insurance Services Limited Axe Valley Home Care Azets Bakers Arms - Poole Balmer Lawn Suzuki Beals Estate Agents Beeline Coaches Bonmarche Brasshouse - Bournemouth Bright Stars Childcare British Heart Foundation Browns - Bath Buckland Care Cedar Care Homes Center Parcs Choice Care Group - Heywood Summer House - Fordingbridge Choice Care Group - Holly Lodge - Lymington Clay Pipe Inn - Poole Coles Miller Solicitors Combe Down Nursery Country Garden Day Nursery Destination Triumph Evalua8 Corp Limited EWM FitnFix Auto Bournemouth FJ Chalke and Vale Motors Ltd Frankie & Bennys Free Range Explorers Giggling Squid Globe Vintage Inn - Bath Guinea Lane Nursery Harvester - Cat and Fiddle - Hinton Admiral Harvester - Cooper Dean - Bournemouth Harvester - Durley Inn - Bournemouth Harvester - Griffin - Taunton Harvester - Neptune - Bournemouth Harvester - Sea Horse - Poole Hinton - Toby Carvery - Christchurch Horns Drove Community Pre-School & RASCALS Howard’s House Hotel Humphries Kirk Humphries Kirk Humphries Kirk LLP Iford Bridge Tavern - Bournemouth Innovate Dorset International Push to Talk Ltd. Islington Suzuki KFC Restaurants - Yeovil - Western Avenue Kinderworld Day Nursery Lambs Green Inn - Wimborne Lanehouse Suzuki LONGSCROFT CHILDREN'S NURSERY Mama Bears - Bridgwater - Express Park Marston’s PLC Meggitt Melcombe Avenue Dental Practice Dental Partners Miller and Carter - Bath Miller and Carter - Bournemouth - Exeter Road Miller and Carter - Poole New Mill - Taunton Novotel Southampton Old Castle - Harvester - Salisbury Organic Forest Kindergarten Pansy Management Ltd t/a COSMO Restaurant Group Parkway Brewing Company Paul Nicholls Racing Peacocks Poole - Toby Carvery - Poole Poole Bay Holdings Prezzo Restaurants PwC Red Carnation Hotels Rodericks Dental - Apex Dental Rodericks Dental - Resolution Specialist Treatment Centre Sequence Estate Agents Somerset Care Ltd Tedworth Equestrian Terminus Motors Ltd The Avenue Surgery Partnership The Cliff - Poole The Crown Inn - Christchurch The Horse and Jockey The Old Ham Tree Three Legged Cross - Wimborne Tiny Toes Day Nursery and Pre-school Toby Carvery - Cooper Dean - Bournemouth Toby Carvery - Solstice Retail Park - Amesbury Upton Specialised Tree Services WSP YHA England & Wales

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Discover your ideal apprenticeship in Dorset from GetMyFirstJob that’s right for you.

Apprenticeships are real jobs. And employers respect them. In fact, they think that apprentices are 15% more employable than those with other qualifications. You'll be working alongside experienced people, supporting them and learning from them as you go. Working at least 30 hours a week, you’ll gain most of the training you need in the workplace. But you may also go to a college, training provider, training centre or learn online to gain vital skills and qualifications. All of which are available in Dorset.

Apprenticeships are now available in more than 170 industries with many in Dorset. Respected by employers across the world, apprenticeships lead to a national qualification, with a network of support available to give you all the help you need to do well. It’s also in your employers’ interest to help you succeed. And all your training will be designed with your employer. So you can relax in the knowledge that you’re learning the right stuff to get you ahead.

Apprenticeships in Dorset are a great way to enjoy a successful start in work, and life. As well as learning the skills and gaining the qualifications you want, you’ll also gain confidence and the chance to learn while earning. All apprenticeships are different, but each one is varied, stimulating and challenging.

What do you need to do now to get apprenticeships in Dorset?

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At GetMyFirstJob we set out to do one thing: help you get your first job. It’s that simple. That meant creating a really useful tool – not just another site full of hard to understand information about your choices, or a jobs website. From Traineeships through to Apprenticeships that may well lead to a foundation degree. We at GetMyFirstJob believe that getting the right support is essential to make the right decision. And with GetMyFirstJob comes a whole new way to do just that.

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Current Apprenticeships In Dorset

Considering an Apprenticeship?

There are lots of benefits to apprenticeships, here are our top 5:

  • Paid Training
    Not only will your organisation (or the Government) pay for all of your training, but you’ll be paid to do it. That means you could actually get paid to get your degree and have no debt!
  • Range of career opportunities
    There are over 625 different apprenticeships to choose from, in a range of industries. Whether you’re interested in law, marketing, construction or engineering, you’ll find something up your street!
  • Earn & learn
    As an apprentice, the minimum you’ll earn is £4.30 an hour, but we’ve seen some apprentices earn over £25,000 a year! You could also get other employee benefits like gym memberships, paid holiday and sick pay.
  • Great career prospects
    Employers think apprentices are 15% more employable than those with other qualifications. In fact, many large employers train their graduates and apprentices together!
  • Learn on the job
    There’s only so much you can learn when you just do a qualification. As an apprentice, you’ll also get to learn on the job - whether that’s designing amazing graphics, chopping vegetables or building engines!
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